‘Referees in the media’ will be published each Monday on the Dutch Referee Blog and provides remarkable or interesting quotes and links to articles worth reading.
“When the referee understood Czech, he got one more non-native language than I got.”
Says goalie Dennis Eilhoff from Dynamo Dresden ironically. He took the stand for his Czech colleague Pavel Fort who got send off. According to Eilhoff referee Tobias Stieler misunderstood the words of the Czech player.
I should have given PSV Eindhoven that penalty.
Eric Braamhaar regrets he didn’t see the offence on Georginio Wijnaldum from PSV. He came back to his decision after the match and admitted he was wrong.
I spoke many times with the referee about it, I didn’t understand.
By Thiago Motta, who was frustrated about referee Nicola Rizzoli’s decisions in Italian SuperCoppa. His team lost 2-1 from AC Milan.